Nigel is a postgraduate qualified and accredited editor who has been editing in some capacity for over 15 years. He currently works full-time in the Australian Parliamentary Library where, in addition to his primary role as a section director in the Research Branch, he leads the Library’s in-house team of volunteer editors and frequently edits Library research publications in a variety of disciplines. He runs a guest lecture series on editing, writing and language issues; advises on the Library’s style guide; coordinates editing training and resources; and is a member of the inter-agency working group for the new (7th) edition of the Australian Government Style Manual. Nigel also edits on a casual freelance basis in a private capacity and undertakes regular pro bono editing for a national charity and advocacy group. He is currently the Professional Development Coordinator in the Canberra Society of Editors.